AC Canoeing Competition By-Laws Section 10 details when events conducted by clubs require sanctioning, as follows:
- ‘Canoe club events for canoe club members only – sanctioning not required however it is recommended the event be documented in the minutes of the canoe clubs meetings; or
- ‘Canoe club events for other AC members and non members – sanctioning is required by State Association for these events.’
Clubs are required to conduct any event to the appropriate Rules and Regulations of the discipline and to AC By-Laws.
Below is a summary of the sanctioning process. A full copy of the QC sanctioning policy which can be found here.